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Scott Mueller’s Supercharged 406 cid Small Block Chevy Engine

Scott Mueller is no drag-and-drive rookie. He’s been drag racing and daily driving his 1934 hot rod for a number of years. Helping him compete is a supercharged 406 cubic inch small block Chevy and we got the details during Sick Week 2023 at Gainesville Raceway. It’s our Engine of the Week.

Turbocharged and Nitrous-Boosted 429 cid LSX Engine

It’s tough to beat the lines and looks of a Chevy Nova. Jason Sack’s 1969 Nova is certainly up there in terms of coolest-looking, and it doesn’t hurt that it has 2,200+ horsepower under the hood courtesy of a turbocharged and nitrous-boosted 429 cid LSX engine! See for yourself!

Jason Sack’s Turbocharged 429 cid LSX Engine

Jason Sack had arguably one of the nicest Novas we saw during Sick Week 2023. The car’s beauty had some sort of gravitational pull as we walked passed it in the pits. Naturally, we gave in and stopped to have a chat with Jason Sack about his 1969 Nova and its turbocharged 429 cid LSX

Twin-Turbo 427 cid LS Engine

Somewhere in the range of 1,500-1,700 horsepower, this LS-powered ’68 Chevelle made a new personal best pass for owner Tanner Stover at Sick Week this year. Check it out!

1968 Chevelle with a Twin-Turbo 427 cid LS Engine

This 1968 Chevelle, owned by Tanner Stover, was thought out from the beginning to handle drag-and-drive competitions, and no detail was left undone. The gorgeous car features a twin-turbo 427 cubic inch LS engine capable of running 7-second passes! It’s our Engine of the Week!

Twin-Turbo 347 cid Small Block Ford Engine

Kyle Morris of Steve Morris Engines built up this 1996 Mustang with a twin-turbo 347 cubic inch small block Ford engine primarily by himself. It’s been about a decade in the making, but now Kyle has a 7-second capable car primed for drag-and-drive competition. See what went into the 1,800-hp engine!

Kyle Morris’ Twin-Turbo Small Block Ford Engine

As Steve Morris’ son, Kyle Morris is no stranger to engine work and drag racing from his seat at Steve Morris Engines. This 1996 Mustang was purchased by Kyle at the age of 15, and he now has it ready to rip 7- and 8-second 1/4-mile passes thanks to an 1,800-horsepower, twin-turbo small block Ford

Twin-Turbo 509 cid Big Block Chevy Engine

Just one of only a few women competing at Sick Week this year, Tina Pierce of Tina Pierce Racing had her 1966 Chevy II Nova dialed in. Thanks to a twin-turbo 509 cid big block Chevy engine, the car ran some personal bests and nearly cracked the 200 mph mark. Check it out!

Tina Pierce’s Twin-Turbo 509 cid Big Block Chevy Engine

Striving to make 200-mph passes during Sick Week, we came away impressed by Tina Pierce and her Chevy II Nova, which features a twin-turbo 509 cubic inch big block Chevy engine. The race veteran was attending her first Sick Week and we got the details of her drag-and-drive setup in this episode of Engine of

Twin-Turbo 427 cid LS3-Swapped Buick Hearse

If you’re anything like us, when you see full station wagons drag racing, you stop and take notice. However, when you see a Hearse take to the start line, your brain explodes a little bit. Case in point is Jason Pickett’s 1993 Buick Roadmaster Hearse with a twin-turbo 427 cid LS3 engine capable of 8-second passes!

1993 Buick Roadmaster Hearse w/ Twin-Turbo 427 cid LS3 Engine

A Hearse isn’t your typical drag car, but that didn’t stop Jason Pickett from outfitting his 1993 Buick Roadmaster Hearse with all the necessities for the track and the street, including a twin-turbo LS3 engine. This Hearse is definitely “Haulin’ Ash” and it’s our Engine of the Week!

Jessie Harris’ 6.7L Cummins-Swapped Chevy C10

It’s not often you see a diesel-powered car or truck competing at drag-and-drive events. While that’s true, we think there’s a case for more diesel competitors to show up. Jessie Harris thinks so too, as he’s been doing drag-and-drive events and drag racing for a number of years in his Chevy C10 that features a